Inauguration of Atal Tinkering Laboratory (ATL) at VKV Dibrugarh
24th June, 2019


A brief programme was organized to inaugurate the ATL of VKV Dibrugarh. The chief guest of the program was Sri Pallav Gopal Jha, IAS, DC of Dibrugarh District. Formally inaugurating the ATL with lighting the lamp and offering floral tribute to Swami Vivekananda, Sri Pallav Gopal Jha encouraged the young minds to develop the spirit of enquiry. 


He urged the students not to be bookish but to build the base of scientific concepts through hands on experiment saying, “We have labs in the basement of our houses”. He stressed on the importance of “Questioning” by students which will shape their personality. Stating the students as the fortunate generation, having a modern lab, he expected them to take charge of the damaged environment and repair it.


Sri Mayank Purushottam, Director CADX, was also present in the inauguration along with Sri Ravikant Altekar, Senior Scientist, Bhava Atomic Research Center, Dr. Sristidhar Dutta, Retired Dean, Rajiv Gandhi University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh and Dr. Kunjalata Deori, Retd. Professor, Dept. of Physics, DHSK College, Dibrugarh.


Dr. Sristidhar Dutta, also Chairman of the Vidyalaya Management Committee expressed his happiness at the inauguration of the ATL. Eulogized for the school getting an ATL, he said that it is a dream fulfillment for the younger generation.

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